Join Robbie Carman for an in-depth discussion in this video Using a color mask to isolate a correction, part of Color Correction in Final Cut Pro X.
In this movie let's start our exploration of secondary corrections. That is,…corrections that only affect part of the shot.…One of the most tried and true ways of making a secondary correction, even in…very high-end dedicated color correction applications, is a key.…By keying or selecting a portion of a clip, you can isolate that portion of the…shot, and once you've isolated a portion of the shot, you can adjust its color,…saturation, or exposure.…And in Final Cut Pro X this type of keying is referred to as a Color Mask, and…that's what I want to show you in this movie.…
This shot looks pretty good, but what if I actually want to go ahead and do is…amp up the saturation of this red rug, and the way that I'm going to do that is…by using a Color Mask to select the red in the rug.…With the shot selected, let's go ahead and use the keyboard shortcut Command+4 to…open up the Inspector, and here in the Color section of the Inspector you'll…notice I have Correction 1. This of course is the default correction that every…
- Understanding the video scopes
- Using Balance Color and Match Color
- Fixing under- and overexposed clips
- Expanding contrast
- Controlling saturation
- Using color and shape masks
- Creating looks with primary and secondary corrections
Skill Level Beginner
1. Color Correction Tools in Final Cut Pro X
2. Making Primary Corrections
3. Creating Looks with Primary Corrections
4. Making Secondary Corrections
5. Creating Looks with Secondary Corrections
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